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The UK Border agency has announced that the October limit for Tier 1 applications from abroad has already been reached.

On 19 July 2010, the UK Border Agency introduced a limit or cap on the number of visas that can be issued to overseas applicants under Tier 1 (General) of the points-based system until 31 March 2011.

The UK Border Agency administers the limit on a monthly basis. In order to avoid breaching the visa allocation for October 2010, they will not issue any more visas for successful Tier 1 (General) applications made overseas until the limit allocation reopens on Monday 1 November 2010.

The limit does not affect applications from dependents, applications to switch into Tier 1 (General) from a different immigration category, or applications to extend existing Tier 1 (General) visas.

Applicants outside the UK

If you are applying under Tier 1 (General) from abroad, you can still submit an application for Tier 1 (General) during this closure period. But if your application is successful, your visa will not be issued to you until the limit re-opens.

If you currently have an outstanding Tier 1 (General) application, there may be a short delay in issuing your visa if your application is successful. For more information, see the Visa services section.

Applicants inside the UK

If you are applying to extend your permission to stay in the UK under Tier 1 (General), or to switch into Tier 1 (General) from another immigration category, the limit does not affect you. If your application is successful, your permission to stay will be issued as normal. Source UK Border Agency

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  1. MUJIBAT OLUWATOYIN OSENI says :

    I commend UKBA for the good work they are doing.God will continue to strenghten you.
    I would like the UKBA to enlighten me on the differences between tier 1 ,2,3 &4 visas. I want to know about each of them.
    I am also using this medium to wish the UKBA A Merry X- Mass and Prosperous New Year in Advance.

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